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20th February 2019 Issue no. 445
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Available from all Wavestore Authorised Distributors and Partners around the world, the WR-Series NVRs have been engineered for the efficient processing and storage of video and are an ideal complement for Wavestore's feature-rich video management software (VMS).
To be held 20-21 Nov 2019 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, and is anticipated to be an annual event.
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As an IP security system and part of S&G's Digital Platform, NexusIP is a fully scalable solution that allows for real-time, remote monitoring and control of one lock or multi-lock location network for a more reliable IP safe lock.
Recent Home Office statistics have shown that in nine out of ten crimes, nobody is charged. Along with this, the numbers of burglaries are rising, painting nothing but a gloomy picture.
UNION, part of the Door Hardware & Access Control Group, a business unit of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland, is advising locksmiths and key cutters that they may be missing out on valuable revenue opportunities, due to a misconception that replacement keys cannot be cut for many popular UNION cylinders.
The Willenhall-based lock manufacturer is recommending UNION's outlets do not miss out on additional business opportunities, over the belief that 112A profile key blanks for UNION differ cylinder ranges cannot be purchased or reproduced.
Wavestore, the British developer of highly secure, open-platform Video Management Software (VMS), has introduced EcoStore, an energy saving technology developed to significantly increase the sustainability of a video surveillance solution.
With businesses looking at ways to reduce energy and operating costs, as well as wishing to implement social environment friendly policies, EcoStore offers the potential to save over 80% of the overall energy normally required for a hard drive storage solution. It does so by facilitating the spin-down of hard drives, or groups of hard drives, which are not in a read/write state.
By Lee Jasper, Security Expert at ADT
A lot of attention on security has been focused on cyber-crime but it is the more traditional theft that is still most common and just as harmful. 63% of reported commercial crime in the retail sector was from shoplifting and 24% was from assault.
Developed by workforce management specialists HFX, EveryOneCloud provides contractors of all sizes with the convenience to track employee attendance, presence and location in real-time, with a low cost monthly fee.
The project was commissioned through Kent-based trade customer Taylor Refit, who removed the existing doors and installed new high security steel doorsets certified to LPS 1175 security ratings from the Powershield range. The upgrade comes as part of Network Rail's plan to heighten the security level to its signal rooms following the recent vandalism.
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Like everyone in the UK right now, we are following the twists and turns of the Brexit negotiations. The sharing of customers', citizens' and employees' personal data between EU member states and the UK is vital for business supply chains to function and public authorities to deliver effective public services.
Leading security brands Chubb Locks Custodial Services (CLCS), Intelligent Locking Systems (ILS) and Pickersgill-Kaye (Kaye) have formed as the High Security & Safety group, a new division of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland.
As strong, heritage brands in the high security and rail industries, CLCS, ILS and Kaye each offer their own specialisms and sector expertise. By bringing these well-known brands together under one new group, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland will provide a stronger, more comprehensive offering to different sectors.
Two separate divisions of VPS (UK) Ltd are combining to operate under a new banner of VPS Security Services.
Their Property division, providing protection for people, property and assets for over 25 years, will merge with their Site Security unit, which specialises in securing construction sites, utilities and assets in remote, challenging environments.